Deuteronomy 12:5
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English Standard Version
But you shall seek the place that the LORD your God will choose out of all your tribes to put his name and make his habitation there. There you shall go,

King James Bible
But unto the place which the LORD your God shall choose out of all your tribes to put his name there, even unto his habitation shall ye seek, and thither thou shalt come:

American Standard Version
But unto the place which Jehovah your God shall choose out of all your tribes, to put his name there, even unto his habitation shall ye seek, and thither thou shalt come;

Douay-Rheims Bible
But you shall come to the place, which the Lord your God shall choose out of all your tribes, to put his name there, and to dwell in it:

English Revised Version
But unto the place which the LORD your God shall choose out of all your tribes to put his name there, even unto his habitation shall ye seek, and thither thou shalt come:

Webster's Bible Translation
But the place which the LORD your God shall choose out of all your tribes to put his name there, even his habitation shall ye seek, and thither thou shalt come:

Deuteronomy 12:5 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Deuteronomy 11:31-32 contain the reason for these instructions, founded upon the assurance that the Israelites were going over the Jordan and would take possession of the promised land, and should therefore take care to keep the commandments of the Lord (cf. Deuteronomy 4:5-6).

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But unto

Deuteronomy 12:11 Then there shall be a place which the LORD your God shall choose to cause his name to dwell there...

Deuteronomy 16:2 You shall therefore sacrifice the passover to the LORD your God, of the flock and the herd...

Deuteronomy 26:2 That you shall take of the first of all the fruit of the earth, which you shall bring of your land that the LORD your God gives you...

Joshua 9:27 And Joshua made them that day hewers of wood and drawers of water for the congregation, and for the altar of the LORD, even to this day...

Joshua 18:1 And the whole congregation of the children of Israel assembled together at Shiloh, and set up the tabernacle of the congregation there...

1 Kings 8:16,20,29 Since the day that I brought forth my people Israel out of Egypt, I chose no city out of all the tribes of Israel to build an house...

1 Kings 14:21 And Rehoboam the son of Solomon reigned in Judah. Rehoboam was forty and one years old when he began to reign...

1 Chronicles 22:1 Then David said, This is the house of the LORD God, and this is the altar of the burnt offering for Israel.

2 Chronicles 7:12 And the LORD appeared to Solomon by night, and said to him, I have heard your prayer...

Psalm 78:68 But chose the tribe of Judah, the mount Zion which he loved.

Psalm 87:2,3 The LORD loves the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob...

John 4:20-22 Our fathers worshipped in this mountain; and you say, that in Jerusalem is the place where men ought to worship...

Hebrews 12:22 But you are come to mount Sion, and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to an innumerable company of angels,

Revelation 14:1 And I looked, and, see, a Lamb stood on the mount Sion, and with him an hundred forty and four thousand...

habitation

Exodus 15:2 The LORD is my strength and song, and he is become my salvation: he is my God, and I will prepare him an habitation; my father's God...

Exodus 25:22 And there I will meet with you, and I will commune with you from above the mercy seat...

Numbers 7:89 And when Moses was gone into the tabernacle of the congregation to speak with him...

1 Kings 8:27 But will God indeed dwell on the earth? behold, the heaven and heaven of heavens cannot contain you...

Psalm 132:13,14 For the LORD has chosen Zion; he has desired it for his habitation...

Isaiah 66:1,2 Thus said the LORD, The heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool: where is the house that you build to me...

Acts 7:48-50 However, the most High dwells not in temples made with hands; as said the prophet...

Ephesians 2:20-22 And are built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone...

Colossians 2:9 For in him dwells all the fullness of the Godhead bodily.

Cross References
Exodus 20:24
An altar of earth you shall make for me and sacrifice on it your burnt offerings and your peace offerings, your sheep and your oxen. In every place where I cause my name to be remembered I will come to you and bless you.

Deuteronomy 12:4
You shall not worship the LORD your God in that way.

Deuteronomy 12:11
then to the place that the LORD your God will choose, to make his name dwell there, there you shall bring all that I command you: your burnt offerings and your sacrifices, your tithes and the contribution that you present, and all your finest vow offerings that you vow to the LORD.

Deuteronomy 12:13
Take care that you do not offer your burnt offerings at any place that you see,

Deuteronomy 12:18
but you shall eat them before the LORD your God in the place that the LORD your God will choose, you and your son and your daughter, your male servant and your female servant, and the Levite who is within your towns. And you shall rejoice before the LORD your God in all that you undertake.

Deuteronomy 14:23
And before the LORD your God, in the place that he will choose, to make his name dwell there, you shall eat the tithe of your grain, of your wine, and of your oil, and the firstborn of your herd and flock, that you may learn to fear the LORD your God always.

Deuteronomy 14:24
And if the way is too long for you, so that you are not able to carry the tithe, when the LORD your God blesses you, because the place is too far from you, which the LORD your God chooses, to set his name there,

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